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Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. thank you. >>> president obama is condemning the attack in libya that killed that u.s. ambassador and three other americans and u.s. officials are trying to figure out whether terrorists may have actually planned the whole thing. danielle nottingham is at the state department with the latest. >> reporter: the president has ordered increased security at u.s. diplomatic posts around the world as officials try to piece together exactly how this attack happened. a trashed burned out building is all that remains after an attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, that killed four americans including ambassador chris stevens. >> the world must stand together to unquivocally reject these brutal acts. >> reporter: tuesday night a mob with guns and rocket propelled grenades stormed the building. u.s. authorities are investigating whether a group with ties to al-qaeda may have planned the attack. >> make no mistake. we will work with the libyan government to work to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton said ambassador
CBS
Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and expressed to the muslim world that the film in question does not represent the u.s. government. >> this video is disgusting and reprehensible. >> reporter: the state department is bracing for even bigger protests following friday prayers in the middle east. thursday president obama said he'd ordered all the necessary steps to protect americans abroad. tuesday night violence at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya left four americans dead including ambassador chris stevens. libyan authorities reported that they have made some arrests. >> i saw those press reports before i came down. i was not able to confirm them, but obviously it would be a good thing if we're starting to move forward on the just tess piece. >> reporter: the fbi open -- justice piece. >> reporter: the fbi opened the investigation to sort out whether this was a protest that got out of hand or an organized terrorist attack. a government source says the fbi is sending investigators to germany to interview personnel who evacuated the consulate in libya. at the state department danielle nottingham. lesli, back t
CBS
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of four americans killed in that attack at the u.s. consulate in libya were returned home today. while overseas u.s. marines were sent to the middle east to shore up security at the diplomatic missions in libya. danielle nottingham has the latest on the anti-american protests spreading throughout the muslim world in response to an anti-islam film made in this country. >> reporter: derek, there are now two groups of about 50 marines on the ground in yemen and in libya with others around the world on alert if needed. marines carried the caskets of the four americans killed in libya off a c-17. inside a hangar at andrews air force base president obama paid tribute to their service. >> four americans, four patriots, they loved this country and they chose to serve it and served it well. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton and hundreds of staffers came to console the families of ambassador chris stevens, shawn smith, glenn doherty and tyrone woods. the four men were killed when the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya came under attack tuesday. >> today we bring home four america
CBS
Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
's part of u.s.a. today's political ad tracking team. paul, it feels to me as though this is the year where everybody's strategy is, say anything you want and never apologize. >> there's no upside to saying i'm sorry in politics. you basically just say whatever you want to say and who really cares how true it is. >> that's the thing. is there a downside to lying about your opponent? >> i don't think so. what we have been able to prove is these ads are wrong and nobody seems to care or stop running the ads. >> let's take a look at some of these ads. let's part with a campaign ad by the romney campaign that takes a look at the changes to the welfare rules. >> you wouldn't have to work and wouldn't have to train for a job. they just send you your welfare check. welfare to work goes to being welfare. >> all right, we'll talk about the facts behind this ad. we know it's been widely debunked here, but they keep on running it. >> their argument is well, there's lots of problems with what obama did. the g.o.a. said obama didn't have the authority. but obama argued and i think it's actu
CBS
Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and your weekend forecast. >>> well a hoax is being blamed for a disturbance on board u.s. air ways flight. they had been on the air for about 30 minutes when airport police got a tip that one of the passengers on board might be carrying some kind of bomb. >> there was a threat, but the threat was unsounding. that flight was never in any danger. and i just want to stress it right now that the mail briefly taken in from investigation has committed no crime. >> yeah, but the passengers were really annoyed. after the inspection found nothing, they did get back on the plane, they went to it in dallas. when they find whoever called that tip in, he will be in big trouble. >>> well a crash on i-95 in northern virginia left one driver dead. this one happened in the southbound lanes in fairfax county. investigators said that a kia was merging on to the road when it pulled into the path of the tractor trailer. and while you can imagine that the kia driver would kill. the truck driver is probably going to be okay. the name of the victim has not been released yet. >> crusading against the nightclub to
CBS
Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to you. >> thank you. now i'm joined by chris. he is with d.c.'s homeland security and emergency management agency. it's a bit of a mouthful. but he is here to talk with us about emergency preparedness during this national preparedness month. you are also doing a live web chat. talk to us why it's so important to dedicate an entire month to this issue. >> we are trying to get out to everybody in the community to say, there's a responsibility that the residents have. to make sure they are prepared when things happen. the government is going to do all we can to get out to folks as quickly as we can. if you are prepared, it's that much easier. >> let's talk about the goal for this month and what you're trying to accomplish. you really want all of us to do our part to handle an emergency. >> that's right. we really want folks to make sure they are prepared. they are getting messages from the government. you can get that from our agency on our website. we want to make sure that you are making an emergency kit, that you have things in there, such as water, a little bit of food, thin
CBS
Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to become the first to win one in almost three quarters of a century since fred perry at the then-u.s. championships back in 1936. won it, the year perry beat the great don budge 10-8 in a five-set final. two points away from a tie-break. john: that forehand has really improved for djokovic, especially that crosscourt angle. he used that well yelled against david ferrer. he's so quick. and he can get up there really fast to take advantage of a fast to take advantage of a short ball. john: with two hands djokovic is slyly better there as well. murray's backhand is great. the serve a little bit long. john: he's been able, in their majors, to control the court more with that forehand. that's why murray has worked so hard to improve his. this is a bit of a dicey moment for murray who had the leads, breaks, a couple different times and he could lose this set right here. bill: djokovic two points away from taking the opening set. from taking the opening set. 30-30. john: that's a good time to throw down a 128, first ace. bill: right down the t. point for 6-6. bill: so after just over an hou
CBS
Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, deputy treasurer in the vincent campaign was sent home from u.s. district court today. his attorney seemed to be hoping for a sentencing date. even though gore is expected to get probation, prosecutors feel he knows more than he has been willing to say about illegal payments to fringe candidate for mayor, sulaimon brown. they held a press conference only after they get convictions, but according to sources, prosecutors are asking a will the of questions about illegal payments to sulaimon brown, still asking a lot of questionabout the shadow campaign that helped get vincent gray elected mayor. secly, what role did vincent gray have in all of this? >> staffers have now pleaded guilty to felonies. at least two prom that night attorneys who talked with us today say more charges are certain to follow. >> i wouldn't get away with the lack of activity. if anything, quite frankly, that may mean a storm is brewing. >> in your mind, is there any doubt the prosecutors are looking at the mayor? >> i think so, until we hear otherwise. >> our second criminal attorney who talked on background
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